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May 26, 2015 The deal would make Charter Communications a significant rival to Comcast, which had also sought to buy Time Warner but it met regulatory objections.
April 24, 2015 The Justice Department had raised concerns over the proposed $45.2 billion merger, which would have brought nearly 30 percent of TV and about 55 percent of broadband subscribers under one roof.
Federal regulators are considering whether to approve the proposed $45 billion merger of Comcast and Time Warner Cable.
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April 22, 2015 Company officials met with regulators who are considering whether to back the proposed $45 billion merger. A group of senators say the deal should be rejected, calling it anti-competitive.
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There were $3 trillion worth of corporate mergers in 2014. Comcast's proposed acquisition of fellow cable company Time Warner was the largest at $45 billion.
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December 30, 2014 This was a big year for corporate mergers, with $3 trillion worth of deals announced worldwide. Analysts say the strong acquisitive trend is expected to continue into next year.
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The call center of Zappos.com gets high marks from consumers for strong customer service.
July 18, 2014 A Comcast service call making the rounds this week sounded really familiar to millions of Americans. But some companies have figured out how to make the universally unpleasant experience a lot better.
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We don't know the fate of the Comcast service rep at the center of a viral call recording.
July 16, 2014 The man whose frustrating call to Comcast went viral says the customer service rep should not be fired. Ryan Block says the problem he encountered is far more systemic than one person.
Comcast is the largest cable company and home Internet service provider in the United States.
July 15, 2014 In case you missed it, a customer posted eight minutes of a bleak call with Comcast. His attempt to cancel his cable set a new standard for bad customer service.
February 13, 2014 Comcast's proposed $45 billion merger with Time Warner might strengthen provisions intended to make sure Internet providers are treating all online traffic equally by extending so-called net neutrality to millions more users. But public-interest advocates worry that the deal will hurt competition.
February 13, 2014 The nation's No. 1 and No. 2 cable companies would come together if Comcast's plan to buy Time Warner for $45 billion goes through. Before that can happen, though, federal lawyers are expected to consider the effect of such a combination on consumers.
February 13, 2014 Media report Comcast will announce its acquisition Thursday morning. The merger would combine the country's two largest cable companies and likely draw scrutiny from regulators.
An NBC store is seen through a window reflecting Rockefeller Center in New York City. Comcast, the nation's largest cable company, has owned 51 percent of NBCUniversal since 2011.
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February 12, 2013 Comcast Corp. said Tuesday it will complete its buyout of NBCUniversal from GE for about $16.7 billion, ahead of schedule. Comcast, the nation's largest cable company, has owned 51 percent of NBCUniversal since their $28 billion merger in 2011.
January 18, 2011 The deal still needs approval from the Justice Department.
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